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English Yew

Japanese Yew
Additional Common Names: Western Yew, Pacific Yew, Japanese Yew, Anglo-Japanese Yew
Scientific Name: Taxus baccata
Family: Taxaceae
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Toxic Principles: Taxine A and B, Volatile oil
Clinical Signs: Tremors, difficulty breathing, vomiting, seizures (dogs), sudden death from acute heart failure.

If your pet ingested this plant, contact your local veterinarian or the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center at 888-426-4435.*

* A $65 consultation fee may apply.

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